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Classical, Jazz, scores, recordings

Reference Resources

VCU Libraries & Google Books


You can find specific sources within The VCU Libraries Search box and using such Subject terms as:

Music -- Instruction and Study 

Books and method series for specific instruments are found under the name of the instrument, with -- Instruction and Study added.

Guitar -- Instruction and study

You can find sources for the psychology of music by using the Subject terms:

Music -- Psychological aspects     or

Music -- Psychology

Ethnic, national, and cultural traditions are found by use of the country name and ethnic tradition.  Example:  for Cuban music

Music -- Cuba -- History and criticism

Musicians -- Cuba

Music - Latin America

Most music collections are located in Cabell Library.

  • Books (ML and MT) and music scores (M) are located on the 3rd floor of Cabell Library. 
  • Music CD's and DVD's are located at the Information Services Desk, 1st floor, Cabell Library

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